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Cover to Cover: Texas School Permission Slip to Read Books

Permission slips are just for field trips, right? Not anymore, which is why some Highland Park parents are trippin' out over a new form students brought home.

4 workers die, 1 hurt in Texas chemical plant leak

Four workers were killed Saturday after a chemical leak at a DuPont plant in La Porte, Texas, on the eastern outskirts of Houston, plant manager Randall Clements said.

Texas economy ripe for skilled workers

Although it is tough to find a good job to support a family without a diploma, there are workers in Houston, Texas, making $60,000 to $70,000 a year without ever graduating high school.

Texas teacher fired after Ferguson tweets

 A Texas teacher was fired Friday, one week after sending racially charged tweets about incidents in Ferguson, Missouri.

Internal memos detail Davis campaign dysfunction

Consultants for Democrat Wendy Davis warned her campaign months ago that the Fort Worth senator was headed for a humiliating defeat in the Texas governor’s race unless she a

Pregnant Texas woman stabbed by stranger

A pregnant San Antonio area woman is recovering after being stabbed by a stranger. Expectant mother Dana Kimbro said she had an argument with her husband and noticed someone watching them during the dispute.

Couples turn to crowdfunding to have baby

San Antonio, TX (KSAT) -- Lisa and Brian Castro have the perfect painting for their nursery. Their spare bedroom in the Seguin home is piled high in hand-me-downs. What they do not have is the baby.

Texas brewery offers free beer for life

 A Texas brewery is looking for investors to help build a storefront. Rather than going to the bank for a loan, owner Cary Hodson is offering free beer for life for anyone who invests $2,000 in his startup brewery

Texas to be clear of Ebola by end of Friday, officials say

 The last person being monitored in connection with the state’s three diagnosed Ebola patients will be cleared from twice-daily monitoring by the end of the day Friday after reaching the 21-day mark, the longest incubation period for